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English - Sixth Grade 6.2

Caution, Warning, DANGER!
http://www.vims.edu/adv/ed/bt/bt99lessons2.html

Students explore options for hazardous household waste disposal and discuss alternatives to use of hazardous products. They define words associated with toxics and see product examples. Students learn how to clean copper using non-toxic substances.

  • Location: Virginia Institute of Marine Science
  • SOLs Covered: Science: 6.2, 6.6, 6.7, 6.9, English: 6.3
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Civil War Navy in Hampton Roads
http://www.hrnm.navy.mil/hrnm3.html

Civil War Navy in Hampton Roads (Grades 3-6)

  • Location: Battleship Wisconsin
  • SOLs Covered: English: 3.1, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 6.5, H/S 3.2,5.6,6.10
  • Time Required: 20 minutes
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  • Costs: There is no charge for any program. The museum is a Federally funded institution and does not charge a fee for programs, admission to the galleries, or to the battleship Wisconsin.

Colonial Life
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/handsonYVC.cfm

Students explore life on a typical 1780s Tidewater Virginia farm. Through cooking and hands-on activities, they learn about the economics and daily chores necessary to run a small farm, and the roles of the farm family and enslaved Africans. Click here to view and download PDF booklet.

  • Location: Yorktown Victory Center On Site
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VS.5, VS.4, VS.1, USI.6, USI.5, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.19, Science: 4.8, 6.2, English: 4.1, 6.2
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  • Costs: For 2003 group admission rates, call reservations at (757) 253-4939 or toll free (888) 868-7593.

Colonial Medicine (outreach program)
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/outreachvirginia.cfm

History and science merge as students examine reproductions of 18th-century medical tools and procedures. Students learn theory, the types of health care given in a typical colonial home, and the many jobs of a colonial doctor – from pulling teeth to amputating arms and legs.

  • Location: Yorktown Center
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VUS.2, VUS.1, VS.4, VS.3, VS.1, USI.4, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.19 Science: 4.1, 4.8, 6.2 English: 4.1, 6.2
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  • Costs: Cost for outreach programs is $1.00 per student within Virginia. Special rates are available for schools that also visit one of our museums. For additional information or to schedule an outreach program, contact group reservations and outreach education at (757) 253-4939, fax (757) 253-4997, or email groupreservations@jyf.state.va.us

Colonial Medicine (on-site program at Yorktown Victory Center)
http://www.historyisfun.org/

History and science merge as students examine reproductions of 18th-century medical tools and procedures. Students learn 18th-century medical theory, the types of health care given in a typical colonial home, and the many jobs of a colonial doctor – from pulling teeth to amputating arms and legs. They also make an herbal remedy to take home. Click here to view and download PDF booklet.

  • Location: Yorktown Victory Center
  • SOLs Covered: History: VS. 1, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.19, Science: 4.8, 6.2 , English: 4.1, 6.2
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  • Dates: Contact group reservations at (757) 253-4939 for further information or to book your group. Tours and on-site programs are offered 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. year-round, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
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Cultures in Contact (outreach program)
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/handsonJS.cfm

Through role-playing, examining period illustrations, and analyzing reproductions of the English, Powhatan and African material culture, participants compare and contrast the cultures that came into contact at Jamestown. They investigate the economic reasons and other factors that brought the settlers to Virginia, and the cultural exchange of Virginia’s colonial inhabitants. Program available for youth/student and Legacy Learning group participants. Click here to view and download PDF booklet.

  • Location: Jamestown Settlement
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VUS.2, VUS.1, VS.4, VS.3, VS.1, USI.4, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.19 Science: 4.2, 4.8, 6.2 English: 4.1
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  • Dates: Program Booking Information: Outreach Programs are currently available only in Virginia. For further information or to schedule an outreach program, please call (757) 253-4939. Outreach programs are offered year-round, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
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Jamestown Settlement Guided Tour
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/groupprograms.cfm

Let our Foundation guide lead your group on a curriculum-based, inquiry-oriented tour of Jamestown Settlement. Students get involved with significant aspects of the English, Powhatan, and African cultures of the 17th-century colony at Jamestown Settlement. During tours, students handle reproduction objects, think about history through provocative questions, talk with costumed interpreters, and experience living history and gallery exhibits. Tours address the History and Social Science SOL's listed. Guides will cover the standards appropriate for your grade-level. Please let us know if specific standards should be addressed.

  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: WHII.5, WHII.4, WHII.1, WHI.2, WG.9, WG.7, WG.6, WG.3, WG.2, WG.12, WG.1, VUS.3, VUS.2, VUS.1, VS.4, VS.3, VS.2, VS.1, USI.5, USI.4, USI.3, USI.2, USI.1, K.8, K.7, K.6, K.5, K.4, K.3, K.2, K.1, GOVT.2, GOVT.17, GOVT.1, CE.9, CE.4, CE.2, CE.1, 1.11, 1.12, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 2.10, 2.12, 2.2, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.3, 3.7, 3.9 Mathematics: K.14, K.12, 1.15, 1.17, 1.19, 1.9, 2.18, 3.23, 4.18 Science: PS.10, PS.1, PH.4, PH.3, LS.4, LS.12, K.5, K.4, K.3, K.2, K.10, K.1, ES.7, ES.5, ES.3, ES.2, BIO.9, BIO.8, BIO.7, 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.10, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.5, 4.8, 6.2 English: K.8, K.3, K.2, K.13, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 5.2, 6.2, 7.1
  • Time Required: 2 hours
  • Dates: Contact group reservations at (757) 253-4939 for further information or to book your group. Tours and on-site programs are offered 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. year-round, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
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Jamestown Settlement Sampler Tour
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/groupprograms.cfm

This tour led by a trained educator is designed to help groups get the most out of limited time at either museum by highlighting exhibits in the galleries and living history areas. Minimum 15 students. Tours address the History and Social Science SOL's listed. Guides will cover the standards appropriate for your grade-level. Please let us know if specific standards should be addressed.

  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: WHII.5, WHII.4, WHII.1, WHI.2, WG.9, WG.7, WG.6, WG.3, WG.2, WG.12, WG.1, VUS.3, VUS.2, VUS.1, VS.4, VS.3, VS.2, VS.1, USI.5, USI.4, USI.3, USI.2, USI.1, K.8, K.7, K.6, K.5, K.4, K.3, K.2, K.1, GOVT.2, GOVT.17, GOVT.1, CE.9, CE.4, CE.2, CE.1, 1.11, 1.12, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 2.10, 2.12, 2.2, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.3, 3.7, 3.9 Mathematics: K.14, K.12, 1.15, 1.17, 1.19, 1.9, 2.18, 3.23, 4.18 Science: PS.10, PS.1, PH.4, PH.3, LS.8, LS.4, LS.12, K.5, K.4, K.3, K.2, K.10, K.1, ES.7, ES.5, ES.3, ES.2, BIO.9, BIO.8, BIO.7, 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.10, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.5, 4.8, 6.2 English: K.8, K.3, K.2, K.13, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 5.2, 6.2, 7.1
  • Time Required: 1 hour
  • Dates: Contact group reservations at (757) 253-4939 for further information or to book your group. Tours and on-site programs are offered 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. year-round, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
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Life at Jamestown (on-site program at Jamestown Settlement) http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/handsonJS.cfm

Explore the early struggles, economic ventures and daily life in the Jamestown colony through hands-on demonstrations, such as open-hearth cooking and 17th-century military life. Program available for youth/student groups. Click here to view and download PDF booklet.

  • Location: Jamestown Settlement
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VS.1, USI.5, USI.4, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.19 Science: 4.2, 4.8, 6.2 English: 4.1, 6.2
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Life at Jamestown (outreach program) http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/outreachvirginia.cfm

Students learn about the early struggles and economic ventures of the English colonists at Jamestown by handling reproduction artifacts of the period. They explore the reasons the English settled, the hardships they faced, and the reasons they succeeded.

  • Location: Jamestown Settlement
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VS.3, VS.1, USI.5, USI.4, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.19 Science: 4.2, 4.8, 6.2 English: 4.1, 6.2
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  • Costs: Cost for outreach programs is $1.00 per student within Virginia. Special rates are available for schools that also visit one of our museums. For additional information or to schedule an outreach program, contact group reservations and outreach education at (757) 253-4939, fax (757) 253-4997, or email groupreservations@jyf.state.va.us.

Life of a Private (on-site program at Yorktown Victory Center) http://www.historyisfun.org/

Students examine a Revolutionary War private’s uniform, supplies and the contents of a typical carrying bag. They investigate the reasons people joined the Continental Army, the hardships of a soldier’s daily life and the roles of women in the army. Program available for youth/student and Legacy Learning group participants. Click here to view and download PDF booklet.

  • Location: Yorktown Victory Center
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VS.5, VS.1, USI.6, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.19 , Science: 4.2, 6.2, English: 4.1, 6.2
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  • Dates: Contact group reservations at (757) 253-4939 for further information or to book your group. Tours and on-site programs are offered 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. year-round, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
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Living with the Indians (on-site program at Jamestown Settlement) http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/handsonJS.cfm

Corn grinding, hide scraping, and cordage making are some of the activities students may try in the recreated Powhatan Indian village as they explore the culture of the Powhatans. Also available: Living with the Indians Primary Program for preschool, kindergarten and first-grade students. Program available for youth/student and Legacy Learning group participants. Also available: Living With the Indians Primary Program for preschool, kindergarten and first-grade students. Click here to view and download PDF booklet.

  • Location: Jamestown Settlement
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VS.2, VS.1, USI.3, USI.1, K.1, 2.2, 2.3 Mathematics: K.14, 1.17, 1.19, 1.20, 2.18, 3.23, 4.19 Science: K.4, K.2, K.10, K.1, 1.1, 1.5, 1.7, 2.1, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.10, 3.2, 4.2, 4.8, 6.2 English: K.3, K.2, K.13, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 6.2
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Living with the Indians (outreach program) http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/outreachvirginia.cfm

Students handle and analyze clothing, bone tools, pottery, and other reproduction artifacts of the Powhatan Indian culture. They learn the ways the Powhatans effectively used their environment and the day-to-day jobs in and around a Powhatan village. Classes also receive materials to make their own rope.

  • Location: Jamestown Settlement
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VS.2, VS.1, USI.3, USI.1, K.1, 2.2, 2.3 English: K.3, K.2, K.13, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 6.2 Science: K.4, K.2, K.10, K.1, 1.1, 1.5, 1.7, 2.1, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.10, 3.2, 4.2, 4.8, 6.2
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  • Costs: Cost for outreach programs is $1.00 per student within Virginia. Special rates are available for schools that also visit one of our museums. For additional information or to schedule an outreach program, contact group reservations and outreach education at (757) 253-4939, fax (757) 253-4997, or email groupreservations@jyf.state.va.us.

Managing our Environment
http://www.virginiazoo.org/education.php?Content=4-6

Our environment is a delicate balance of plants, animals and people all dependant upon the others for survival. Local, state and federal governments have roles in managing our natural resources, but we must be responsible too. While touring our new African exhibit, your class will discover how governments are trying to protect the last great wilderness and how their decisions affect the local people and animals. They will also learn what organizations like the zoo are doing to help and to also protect our own local wildlife.

  • Location: Virginia Zoo
  • SOLs Covered: Mathematics: 4.11, 4.19, 5.11, 5.17, 6.10, 6.17 Science: 4.1, 4.5, 4.8, 6.1, 6.11, 6.2 English: 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 6.2
  • Time Required: 45-60S mins.
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  • Costs: *This class is limited to 30 students at a time.

Produce, Consume & Decompose
http://www.virginiazoo.org/education.php?Content=4-6

Are you responsible for the missing link? Plants and animals interact in an amazing way to form food webs, but one missing link in a food chain is enough for the whole web to come crashing down! Children will meet live animals and start to discover the role producers, consumers and decomposers play in this intricate web of life. (Grades 4-6)

  • Location: Virginia Zoo
  • SOLs Covered: Science: 4.1, 4.4, 4.5, 5.1, 6.1, 6.9 English: 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 6.2
  • Time Required: 45-60 mins
  • Dates: Monday-Friday
  • Costs: Cost of Program on Zoo Grounds: Zoo admission fee plus $2.50 per participant (80 children maximum). Each additional program $2.50 per person ($75.00 minimum). Cost of Program at your Facility: Travel fee (based on roundtrip mileage from the Zoo) plus $2.50 per participant (80 children maximum). Each additional program $2.50 per person ($75.00 minimum).
  • Registration: You must pre-register for education programs through the Education Department. Please fill out a registration form and mail or fax it to us. You may also register online here. You must receive a confirmation letter from us before you are guaranteed a program. Please call us at 757-624-9937 ext. 299 if you have any questions or if you do not receive a confirmation letter.

Researching the Bay
http://www.baylink.org/lessons/3fr_res-bay.html

This activity teaches students some of the skills needed for researching Chesapeake Bay information. Included are suggestions for students to make the research process less taxing, resource lists for students and teachers, and ideas for teachers to increase student success. (Grades 4-12)

  • Location: BayLink - State Parks
  • SOLs Covered: Science: 4.1, 4.5, 4.8. 6.1, 6.2, LS.1, LS.12 English: 4.4, 4.5, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9, 5.7, 5.8, 6.1, 6.2, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 7.8, 7.10, 8.1, 8.4, 8.5, 9.4, 9.6, 9.7, 9.8, 10.1, 10.2, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 12.6, 12.7, 12.8 12.9, 12.10, 12.13 C/t 5.4
  • Time Required: 2-4 class periods.
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Revolutionary Virginia
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/handsonYVC.cfm

Participants form cooperative-learning history teams to analyze primary sources and reproduction artifacts as they seek answers about the lives of ordinary 18th-century Virginians. Program available for youth/student groups. Click here to view and download PDF booklet.

  • Location: Yorktown Victory Center
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VS.5, VS.1, USI.6, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.19 , Science: 4.2, 6.2, English: 4.1, 6.2
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  • Dates: Contact group reservations at (757) 253-4939 for further information or to book your group. Tours and on-site programs are offered 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. year-round, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
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Underwater archaeology with a focus on CSS Florida and USS Cumberland artifact collections
http://www.hrnm.navy.mil/hrnm3.html

Underwater archaeology with a focus on CSS Florida and USS Cumberland artifact collections (Grades 3-6)

  • Location: Battleship Wisconsin
  • SOLs Covered: English: 6.1, 6.2, History: 6.3
  • Time Required: 20 minutes
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  • Costs: There is no charge for any program. The museum is a Federally funded institution and does not charge a fee for programs, admission to the galleries, or to the battleship Wisconsin.

Vertebrates vs. Invertebrates
http://www.virginiazoo.org/education.php?Content=4-6


If you are studying the five kingdoms of living things, the zoo is the place to be to discuss the animal kingdom! Your students probably know that animals can be divided into two groups - vertebrates or invertebrates, but did you know that 99% of all animals in the world are invertebrates? Come explore the world of both groups as we meet live animals with and without backbones. (Grades 4-6)

  • Location: Virginia Zoo
  • SOLs Covered: Science: 4.1, 5.1, 5.5, 6.1 English: 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 6.2 Math: 4.11, 4.19, 5.11, 5.17, 6.10, 6.18
  • Time Required: 45-60 mins
  • Dates: Monday-Friday

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